Stoner back in the saddle (briefly!)

Just a week after his debut in V8 Supercars...

CASEY STONER appeared back on two wheels yesterday on a Honda CBR1000 RR Fireblade during Sydney's TopGear festival.

It has been six months since double world champion Stoner quit MotoGP at the relatively young age of 27. 

The Australian audience was treated to the spectacle of Stoner on two wheels riding alongside fellow Australian motorsport heroes (and Red Bull sponsored) Mark Webber of Formula One (in his Red Bull RB9) and Jamie Whincup, reigning V8 Supercar champion. 

The event took place at the Sydney Motorsport Park in Eastern Creek - Webber stole the show with a new lap record of 1min '15 "218sec.

Rumours that Stoner may reappear as a wild card in MotoGP are unlikely to be dimmed by the fact that he appeared on a Honda...

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